Dr. Tara Kent, MD

Dr. Tara Kent, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Tara Kent, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1999 and specializes in general surgery.

330 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 8 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kent's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent performs Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Kent performs this procedure more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Kent treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent treats Abdominal Disorders more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Kent treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Kent's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tara Kent, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1999 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Albert Einstein College Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • Albert Einstein College Of Med
    Internship Hospital
  • 1999
    J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School
    1999

Awards

Dr. Kent's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kent

3.4

Based on 7 reviews

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Kent's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Quite simply, Dr. Kent saved my mom's life. My mom had pancreatic cancer and Dr. Kent made sure we were informed of the procedure every step of the way. Never once did she make us feel like we couldn't trust her 100 percent. She is warm, friendly and incredibly smart, listened to all our questions,...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Fallon Community Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Network Health
POMCO Group
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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